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Specialist-Cardiac Catheterization II

West Hospital
Date Posted
25 October, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
318437
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Specialist-Cardiac Catheterization II

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Job Description

Overview

Teaches patients about research project and procedures, participating in special projects, serving as preceptor of new employees in cardiac cath, and circulating and scrubbing for all types of cardiac catheterization procedures. Provides general patient care to cardiac catheterization patients, setting up and running equipment, and performing basic cardiac catheterization procedures.

 Requires post high school course work in anatomy; physiology and medical terminology; college coursework in health care; biological science or related disciplines preferred.
• Requires professional degree or certification when commonly associated with the professional experience the candidate possesses.
• Requires minimum education and certification required to become a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist or required licensure and appropriate degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
• Requires Basic Life Support, (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• Requires 2 years of cardiac catheterization lab and/or electrophysiology lab experience; leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
• Requires knowledge of all types of cardiac catheterization procedures and/or electrophysiology procedures and related equipment and instruments.
• Requires knowledge of scrubbing and circulating techniques in order to actively assist with cardiac catheterization procedures and/or electrophysiology procedures.
• Requires ability to prep; select; program; reprogram and troubleshoot cardiac catheterization equipment.
• Requires ability to stay knowledgeable about new data and equipment technology.
• Requires ability to assess patient at all times and to teach patient about research projects and tests.
• Requires ability to serve as preceptor to Cardiac Catheterization Specialist I employees and new employees assigned to the Cardiac Catheterization Specialist II position.
• Requires thorough knowledge of cardiac and emergency procedures.
• Requires ability to be on 24-hour call for emergency procedures.
• Prefer Registered Cardiovascular Technician experience.
• Prefer precepting experience obtained in a cardiac cath lab and/or electrophysiology lab.
• Prefer satisfactory completion of RCVT examination.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Specialist-Cardiac Catheterization II Role

Overview

Teaches patients about research project and procedures, participating in special projects, serving as preceptor of new employees in cardiac cath, and circulating and scrubbing for all types of cardiac catheterization procedures. Provides general patient care to cardiac catheterization patients, setting up and running equipment, and performing basic cardiac catheterization procedures.

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     Requires post high school course work in anatomy; physiology and medical terminology; college coursework in health care; biological science or related disciplines preferred.
  •  Requires professional degree or certification when commonly associated with the professional experience the candidate possesses.
  •  Requires minimum education and certification required to become a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist or required licensure and appropriate degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  •  Requires Basic Life Support, (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires 2 years of cardiac catheterization lab and/or electrophysiology lab experience; leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
  •  Requires knowledge of all types of cardiac catheterization procedures and/or electrophysiology procedures and related equipment and instruments.
  •  Requires knowledge of scrubbing and circulating techniques in order to actively assist with cardiac catheterization procedures and/or electrophysiology procedures.
  •  Requires ability to prep; select; program; reprogram and troubleshoot cardiac catheterization equipment.
  •  Requires ability to stay knowledgeable about new data and equipment technology.
  •  Requires ability to assess patient at all times and to teach patient about research projects and tests.
  •  Requires ability to serve as preceptor to Cardiac Catheterization Specialist I employees and new employees assigned to the Cardiac Catheterization Specialist II position.
  •  Requires thorough knowledge of cardiac and emergency procedures.
  •  Requires ability to be on 24-hour call for emergency procedures.
  •  Prefer Registered Cardiovascular Technician experience.
  •  Prefer precepting experience obtained in a cardiac cath lab and/or electrophysiology lab.
  •  Prefer satisfactory completion of RCVT examination.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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